Law firm Hill Dickinson has promoted Chris Johnston to partner in the property and construction team in Manchester, as part of the creation of six partners nationally.
Johnston joined Hill Dickinson in 2011 and specialises in property finance, acting for clearing banks throughout the property transaction process.
Caroline Bridge has also been promoted to legal director in the cargo and logistics team, also in Manchester. Bridge joined the team in 2005, having worked for Hill Dickinson since 2002. As well as acting for insurers, she also works for road haulage, freight forwarding and warehouse operators, and deals with a range of claims arising from the carriage of goods by road, sea and air, and marine insurance policy disputes.
The construction team is headed up by Michael Woolley in Manchester, while Michael Blakey leads the property team.